Headlines Tagged with International — 19,162 headlines found
[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] 10 ASEAN countries are home to 10 percent of world’s adult smokers
The 10 ASEAN countries are home to 10 percent of the world’s 1.25 billion adult smokers with 17.3 million of them from the Philippines, a report of the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) showed. Based on the 2013 ASEAN Tobacco Control Atlas
Sep 15, 2013 InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Sep 15, 2013 10:31
Newly-appointed European Commissioner Tonio Borg forwards his predecessor’s controversial Tobacco Products Directive to the Commissioner’s College.
Dec 2, 2012 Malta Today (mt)
added Dec 2, 2012 23:55
This week, a European association of tobacco growers called UNITAB will be holding their 33rd Congress in Budapest, Hungary. This is one of several tobacco growers’ association events this year organised to attempt to undermine a lifesaving global public
Oct 18, 2012 Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 25, 2012 07:24
Canadians will live or die, by the thousands, based upon the priority that governments assign to the tobacco file. Unfortunately, Canada is no longer showing world leadership. It is playing the role of a tobacco industry enabler
Oct 16, 2015 iPolitics (ca)
added Oct 17, 2015 11:10
[Asia-pacific] FLYNN: TPP Carve Out for Tobacco Shows Core Flaws in Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS)
Those with knowledge of the new tobacco text have revealed that the language proposed to be added to the investment chapter reads: Exception Article X Tobacco control measures Tobacco control measures shall not be subject to the dispute resolution pro
Oct 1, 2015 infojustice.org (Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property - American University Washington College of Law)
added Oct 1, 2015 17:06
The owners of Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S, a Danish manufacturer of cigars, are in talks with private-equity firms about a possible sale of the company, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Nov 28, 2014 Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 1, 2014 07:14
Mary Lynn Kane vows to change the cigar industry...Under the auspices of the group she founded five years ago – the International Women's Cigar Society (IWCS) – she conducted a first-of-its-kind survey earlier this year of women cigar smokers in the U.S.
Aug 25, 2014 OnMilwaukee.com
added Aug 25, 2014 13:01
Nearly 20% of the world’s adult population smokes cigarettes, according to TobaccoAtlas.org. Smokers consumed nearly 5.9 trillion cigarettes in 2009 (the year for which the most recent data is available) — representing a 13% increase in cigarette consump
Jul 22, 2014 CBS MarketWatch
added Jul 22, 2014 12:38
The governments negotiating the draconian TPP still don’t want you to know what’s in it. Many of them issued cheery press releases congratulating themselves for the "progress" they made last week in Brunei. But you will search in vain for any information
Sep 4, 2013 World War 4 Report
added Oct 3, 2013 12:21
r the TPP, the task of governments, codified in law, would be to maximise corporate profits. Such is the dystopia that awaits unless there is an international movement against the TPP, and then to overturn existing “free-trade” agreements.
Sep 16, 2013 Green Left Weekly (au)
added Sep 19, 2013 00:08